It looks like someone over at CBS had the bright idea to hire
Michael Kelso Ashton Kutcher has been tapped to replace Charlie Sheen on Two And A Half Men.
A lot of names have made the rounds for the character’s replacement on the show, including Rob Lowe, Jeremy Piven, John Stamos and as of yesterday, Hugh Grant. Sources have confirmed to Earsucker.com that Ashton is negotiating his “huge payday”. The Hollywood Reporter dishes:
Two sources close to the deal-making tell The Hollywood Reporter that the actor is putting the final touches on a deal to replace Charlie Sheen as the star of TV’s No. 1 comedy. CBS, studio Warner Bros. and Kutcher’s reps at CAA declined to comment on the situation but a deal is said to be all but signed. The exact dollar figure he will be paid is not known but a source says Kutcher is getting a “huge payday” to join the hit sitcom.
Ashton has yet to confirm the new role, but has taken to his official Twitter account to say, “what’s the square root of 6.25?”
What do you think of the casting? Is it a good move to have Ashton on the show? At least the cast and crew will start getting paid again, right? What will Charlie Sheen do next? Does anyone really care at this point? Sound off in the comments!